LANCASTER – Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) and Kaiser Permanente have reached a three-year agreement for Kaiser Permanente members to continue to receive care from Kaiser physicians at AVH, officials announced Wednesday.
AVH is the only full-service acute care hospital in the greater Antelope Valley. The agreement enables local residents to remain in the Antelope Valley to receive the majority of their healthcare.
“As a result of this agreement, our two organizations will be working even closer together to improve the patient experience and to assure that a visit to our hospital is the best, most reassuring and most comfortable that it can be,” stated John Rossfeld, AVH’s chief executive officer. “Kaiser Permanente is a first-class organization in every way, and we are thrilled to continue this important healthcare relationship for our community.”
“Kaiser Permanente and Antelope Valley Hospital will continue to work toward optimizing the quality of hospital services in the Antelope Valley,” stated Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Senior Vice President and Area Manager Payman Roshan.
“Kaiser Permanente is deeply committed to providing high-quality, affordable healthcare to the people of the Antelope Valley,” stated Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Chief Administrative Officer Linda J. Lawson, RN, MSN. “We look forward to continuing our long and positive relationship with Antelope Valley Hospital for our members who require medical care.”
[Information via news release from Antelope Valley Hospital.]
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